2015 год. The recent deaths of sixteen Sherpas in April prove that Everest remains a deadly challenge to mountaineers. Located in the Himalayas, Everest is the highest mountain in the world at a whopping 29,029 feet. In this compelling narrative, Nico Medina guides readers through the mountain's ancient beginnings, first human settlers, historic climbs, and the modern commercialization of mountain-climbing. With stories of expeditions gone wrong and miraculously successful summits, this is a thrilling addition to the Where Is series!